The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Abingdon region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 32 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Linux 4 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 2.55% 4.35% 8.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.00% 12.12% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 9
Average salary £42,000 £25,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £25,500 £32,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Operating Systems Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 31.85% 35.87% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 36 26 25
Average salary £33,000 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £48,500 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Linux
Oxfordshire

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

Linux
Salary Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Abingdon region.

Linux Salary Trend in Abingdon

Linux
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Linux Salary Histogram in Abingdon

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (43.75%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) C++
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) Perl
6 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (25.00%) QA
7 3 (18.75%) Drupal
7 3 (18.75%) Parallel Programming
7 3 (18.75%) PHP
7 3 (18.75%) MySQL
7 3 (18.75%) C
7 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (18.75%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) UNIX
7 3 (18.75%) OOD
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
7 3 (18.75%) OpenMP
7 3 (18.75%) Information Management
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
8 2 (12.50%) Automotive
8 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Drupal
2 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) SNMP
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
1 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Automotive
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Applications Developer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Web Applications Developer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) OpenMP
3 2 (12.50%) XML Schema
3 2 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Physics
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Parallel Programming
2 3 (18.75%) OO
2 3 (18.75%) OOD
2 3 (18.75%) Information Management
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) BDD
3 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 3 (18.75%) C
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) KVM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) CommVault
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
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